Break of Dawn Movie Review 1988

Information and Film Reviews for Break of Dawn the Movie

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Pedro J. Gonzalez (Chavez) is a veteran of Pancho Villa's army who takes his family and crosses into the U.S. Despite the Depression, he finds work at a radio station in L.A. and soon becomes a popular personality in the Latino community. But Gonzalez never leaves politics very far behind and his radical civil rights views lead to a political witchhunt that sends him to prison.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 105 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Politics, Period Piece: 1930s, L.A., Immigration, Radio, Men in Prison
Isaac Artenstein
Oscar Chavez, Maria Rojo, Tony Plana, Peter Henry Schroeder, Pepe Serna, Kamala Lopez-Dawson
Stephen Lighthill
Isaac Artenstein
Mark Adler

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